How Fare American Youth?

How Fare American Youth?

How Fare American Youth?

How Fare American Youth?

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American youth normally want to belong to the team and do their part. To have a hand in the work of the world, to learn about current problems, to participate in the day-to-day common life of community and nation is the reasonable aspiration of our young folk.

There must be no widening gap between youth and society. Youth must be led to believe that their best efforts are needed in a progressive commonwealth which will move on to levels never before attained. The dark days of depression discontent cannot destroy the hope that there is still a place for the worker, and yet opportunity for the thoughtful, inventive and resourceful young man or woman of good will.

But the wish alone is not enough. We must search for facts and face them. As we emerge from a lengthy period of economic doubt and despair, it is a service to youth and to society to examine and disclose as vividly as possible the real situation of our young people. How fare American youth in jobs and jobfinding, in schooling, in health, in leisure, in the family, in the church, and in all that makes for character?

The American Youth Commission seeks answers to these questions by means of thorough field studies now under way in several American communities, by means of an investigation of various aspects of the Civilian Conservation Corps, and by numerous other researches and experiments. Pending the completion of the re-

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